theatre point of sale

Theatre Point of Sale

Theatre Point of Sale: 3 Must-Have Features True or false: a point of sale system is a point of sale system, and it doesn’t matter which one a merchant happens to choose. If you said “false,” you’re right. Not only do point of sale systems differ by manufacturer, they also differ in terms of features—so…

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Free POS

Free POS: Is It Really Free? In the latest and possibly the most hotly debated retail industry trend, merchant service providers (MSPs) have begun to offer free or deeply discounted POS systems as an incentive for their customers to sign a long-term payment processing agreement. But just as there’s no such thing as a free…

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All in one POS and Ergonomics

All-in-One POS: Do Ergonomics Matter? Every retailer and foodservice operator considers factors such as software and hardware capabilities when shopping for a new POS system. However, there’s an important angle that’s often overlooked, and that angle is ergonomics. Even if you’re buying one of the new, smaller all-in-one POS systems, ergonomics is a major consideration—especially…

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Marijuana POS Must-Haves

Marijuana POS: Three Key ‘Must-Have’ Features Efforts to legalize marijuana continue: California and Washington allow its purchase for recreational and non-recreational purposes, while the sale of medicinal cannabis by prescription is permissible in 23 states. With this trend has come an increase in the number of stores that sell marijuana in a brick-and-mortar environment. In…

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Long-term Cost for POS

Determining the Long-term Cost of an All-In-One POS System The convenience and ease of use afforded by all-in-one POS systems has made them a popular option in recent years. Many retailers and restaurant owners struggle to decide between an all-in-one POS system and a traditional POS system. Many make their decisions with the price in…

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Key Benefits Using a Back-Office POS Solution

Three Benefits of Using a Back-Office POS Solution For many retailers and restaurant operators, there’s no question that spending extra money on unnecessary technology and features is simply not an option. However, in most, if not all cases, back-office POS solutions don’t usually fall into the “unnecessary technology” category because of the significant benefits they…

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Restaurant POS Trends

Top Three Restaurant POS Trends New technologies are hitting the restaurant market at breakneck speed, with a number of new restaurant POS trends taking hold. Let’s take a look at the top three such trends and what is motivating operators to jump on the bandwagon. Mobile/tablet POS: Of all restaurant POS trends, this one rises…

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How to Engage Restaurant Customers

Using Digital Signage and Gamification to Engage Restaurant Customers Over the past few years, restaurants and other types of businesses have begun to leverage digital signage and gamification to engage customers. This is becoming easier as the cost of digital display solutions decreases. Meanwhile, the popularity of games on social media sites like Facebook has…

Bar POS

Bar POS Technologies

Bar POS: Four Technologies Your Bar Needs If you’re like most savvy bar owners, you’re always looking for ways to maintain tight control over – as well as to expand – your business. Hardware and software can play a major role on both fronts. This includes the following four technologies, all of which should be…